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    Re: Stock refinished

    I used Citrus Orange stripper. Looks of coats and lots of time. Be carful around the spacers on the grip cap. I also did a Ruger #1 stock with even a bigger surprise in the grain under the factory...
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    Re: Not a Weatherby

    You will love the #1. I have one in 22-250 in bought back in the early 70's when they we $285.00 NIB. It is a great shooting rifle, tons of chucks met their maker with this rifle. I have since...
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    Stock refinished

    I am pleased with the results, but what a job stripping the old factory Weatherby finish. But look what I found under that old gloss shell. Did 10 coats of hand rubbed Linseed Oil. Letting this dry...
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    Re: Was a Weatherby custom build

    It is a Huskamaw 5x20 LR
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    Was a Weatherby custom build

    699269946995This again was a long project. Started out as 7mm WM. Then Barreled to a .300 Win Mag using a Shilen tube. Used my .340 for the RH action, re barreled my .340 to a LH action and added the...
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    Not you average .240 Bee!

    This has been a long road to get this project completed, but is finally done. 5X Tiger Maple thumbhole on my .240 Bee. I shoots almost as well as it looks. Almost to nice to take out of the safe. Griz
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    Re: Weatherby / .300 WM LR Build

    I hope to find out soon. Going to load another 10 rounds in different power weights and hope to get out soon. I will post the results, Griz
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    Re: Weatherby / .300 WM LR Build

    Thanks for the comment Mark. Had this custom chambered for the VLD length bullets. Not sure about dropping down to the 150 gr pills. I must up upset the Weatherby purist on the forum switching to a...
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    Weatherby / .300 WM LR Build

    Wanted to get into the LR game after years of hunting, reloading and shooting my stable of Bee's. I started out with my 7MM action as a base platform for my build. I decided on a Shilen 28" #6...
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    Re: .240 Bumble Bee

    Update to the project. I just this past weekend had time to back to working on this. Finally got enough nerve to cut the stock for the recoil pad and trim down the forend. Getting ready to put the...
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    Re: .240 Bumble Bee

    Thanks guys for all of the compliments. It is a beautiful piece of wood. The gentleman that did the stock back in 1974 built it for himself, a Weatherby fan. He had a stock Company I think in...
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    Re: .240 Bumble Bee

    Yes it has been awhile since any post. Busy, Busy, Busy,. Looks like the site is still up and doing well. Last hunt was 2 years ago on the Alaskan Peninsula. Nice Brown Bear with Ron Lind. The .340...
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    .240 Bumble Bee

    67256724 Well, almost 4 years later, I have decided what I wanted to do with the beautiful Tiger Maple Stock. As you can see from the pictures, from where I started to this point, looking pretty...
  14. Re: Weatherby ammo and reloading supplies, et al.

    Good evening. Do you still have the .357 Sig Dies and the .300 Win Mag Die. Please PM me and let me know. Thanks, Griz
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    Re: wanted 7mm WBY rifle

    Have you found a 7MM yet. Where is the Night Force posted?
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    Re: WBY 340 incoming...

    You will find that you can do almost anything with the .340. I took a great Alaskan Brown Bear last May at a ranged 330 yards with a 250 grain Barnes triple shock. The .340 is a amazing round.
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    Re: Some of my other Mid and Big bore's

    Good looking collection Oz, Need to ask, what break is that on the .340 Bee? Thanks, Griz
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    Re: 2012 Alaskan Brown Bear Hunt

    Good morning. I just received a letter from my guide and in the letter was a little token to remember the hunt.He recovered one of the 250 gr. Barnes Triple shock that went thru both front shoulders...
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    Re: 2012 Alaskan Brown Bear Hunt

    Hey guys, I have a little news to post. I received a call fron the D&C Expediters yesterday. My bear did make it out of the canyon and back to them! This is great news as I was a little concerned...
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    Re: 2012 Alaskan Brown Bear Hunt

    5711571057095708Well friends, we're back and with great success to report. My hunting partner connected on day 2 with a great 10' Bear. He was heading to a new location on the river and was rounding...
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    Re: 2012 Alaskan Brown Bear Hunt

    E-Mail sent. Thanks, Griz
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    Re: 2012 Alaskan Brown Bear Hunt

    Thanks for the post guys. I hope to have many good pictures and a great story of the 10+ footer with a .340 Bee at his side to share late May when we return. Griz
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    Re: Your Prayers Desperately Needed

    Prayers are with you from the Weatherby guys here in Southern Mi. My friend. Griz & Gang
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    2012 Alaskan Brown Bear Hunt

    Well members, it is just about here, May 17 is the day my hunting partner & I board the plane in Detroit and head for Alaska for the 2012 Spring Brown Bear hunt! We are both so excited that it is...
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    Re: It's Back!! A Smokin Scope Deal!!

    As all who have these have said, What a great scope for the $!!!!!!!! I added one to my AR and I also really like it> You won't go wrong, Griz
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    Re: Magic Stock Finishing Technique

    Thanks for the reply. I wish I did have a scrape piece, BUT, This is it. The timber is being fitted & bedded. The next step is going to be the finish and I am scared to death! So many ideas and so...
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    Re: Magic Stock Finishing Technique

    I have a question, have you ever applied this finish to Tiger Maple? Or, what are your thoughts? Thanks, Griz
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    What's it worth?

    What a day last Saturday. Went to Cabela's in Dundee Mi. for a morning away from the office. Came out to a snow storm, BUT, while my buddy and I were in the Gun room, I ran into a gent trying to...
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    Re: Baska 4x16 Deal

    Sorry for the typo. Should read "Barska Deal"
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    Baska 4x16 Deal

    Just to pass on a "Deal" that I found on the Net. Baska advertised their 4x16x50 IR Sniper series with light Mil Dot for $99.00 shipped with rings. I thought what the hey and ordered one to check it...
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    What was I thinking! New Toy!

    I was weak at the moment. Took a trade and now I wish I had one of these long before now. What a hoot to shoot. Sports a 20" stainlees match grade barrel, match trigger and full float tube. Just...
  32. Re: did you get BOGUS e-mail from the forum/members

    Skipper, look at your private messages, Griz
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    Re: Bad stock on my .340! Need help.

    Thanks Patrick for the suggestion, what was I thinking! Called Weatherby today, asked a simple ?, got a simple answer and the new stock is on it's way. Thanks again, Griz
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    Bad stock on my .340! Need help.

    Last weekend I went to the range getting ready for our Colorado Elk hunt. Started great then couldn't hit a pie plate! Found that my stock had come apart internally at the lug holes. The front...
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    Re: Ruger #1 in .340 bee

    Thanks Tom, I received it! We need to chat. E-Mail me your phone # if you will, Griz
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    Re: Ruger #1 in .340 bee

    Tom, thanks for the input. I also own & love shooting 2 other #1's. My 22-250 with an old Luppy fixed 10x shoots holes. My "06" was my 1st big game rifle, it shot very well also. I have my MK V Bee...
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    Re: Ruger #1 in .340 bee

    Ruger list the weight of the #1 Tropical @ 9.25#'s. This was just a thought but it might not make sense either. My Mk V shoots really well. Griz
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    Ruger #1 in .340 bee

    This might bee,lol, the wrong forum for this but here we go. I have and love my MKV in.340 WM. What are the members thughts on a Ruger #1 Rebarreled to the .340 WM for maybe a great Elk rifle for...
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    Re: Factory 340 Wby Ammunition recommendations?

    Welcome to the .340 Bee club. I have used the Barnes 225 TXS only. They shoot excellent in my MK V and I took an nice Mule deer at flat 300 yds in Colorado season before last with great...
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    Re: Unit 74, Colorado

    Go to T Bar M Outfitters site and you get the idea. We are going to be in the Bear Creek Drainage area, Camp is at 8000'. I have hunted with Steve Holt in the past and he just bought into the...
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    Unit 74, Colorado

    Our fall Elk hunt is comming together at last. Booked a hunt in unit 74. Has any of our members ever hunted this unit and how did you do? This is a horseback pac-in trip. We are doing the 1st rifle...
  42. Re: Much to my regret (Updated 12/29 with arrangements)

    Sorry for your loss. I know how it is to lose a Father. I lost both of my parents just 11 short months apart. Chris, to you & your family, may God Bless. I in just a short time here on this forum...
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    Re: A Pretty Good Poke for a Coyote

    Great shot SIR! Dialed in the new .240 Bee this past weekend and going give the Mi Yotes a try this weekend. Finally got some snow cover & the yotes are a howling, Willl let you know and I hope a pic...
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    Re: Mark V Replacement Stock

    Check with Mr Pat on this site, or E-Bay, Gun Broker.com, Guns America are all good sites to check out. Griz
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    Re: Grand slam!!!!

    Mark, thanks for all of the great E-mails that we have shared. I wish you and your family the Best this comming X-Mas. Be strong my FRIEND! My prayers are with you. Keep the E-mails comming my way....
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    Re: Mark, Your Lightning Rod has New Eyes!

    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!It's a beauty for sure. Griz
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    Re: New Bee Family member!

    Thanks Jeff, It was all that I was told it would be. I am very happy eith it and at the price I bought this package for was insane, LH rifles are a little hard to find.
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    Re: New Bee Family member!

    Sorry, hit the wrong tab. Here are the pics. Griz
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    New Bee Family member!

    Just added this little beauty to the family. My .340 Mk V, the 7mm MkV needed a little sister to play with, so her she is. .240 Mk V Deluxe, Topped with a 6.5 x 20 Leupold VX III, extra McMillan...
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    Re: Leupold 6.5x20x40

    I will be sending the funds for the package on Monday, This is a wrong sided bolt MKV, I am tickled to have found it let alone the deal with all of the factory ammo to boot. I will just need to give...
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